Petrotahlil - Oerall production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in Russia fell marginally in the first eleven months of 2020, down by 0.3% year on year. However, two producers managed to increase their PVC output, according to MRC’s ScanPlast report.
Total production of unmixed PVC were 892,100 tonnes in the eleven months of 2020 from 893,600 tonnes a year earlier.
Polymer output in November was about 86,100 tonnes versus 86,600 tonnes a month earlier.
RusVinyl's overall output of PVC reached 305,500 tonnes in the eleven months of 2020, compared to 316,700 tonnes a year earlier.
For November, RusVinyl reduced its capacity utilisation, producing 28,900 tonnes of PVC, with emulsion polyvinyl chloride (EPVC) accounting for 2,500 tonnes, compared to 30,100 tonnes a month earlier.
SayanskKhimPlast produced 271,600 tonnes of PVC in January-November 2020, compared to 266,600 tonnes a year earlier.
It decreased its capacity utilisation last month and produced about 27,100 tonnes of suspension PVC (SPVC), whereas this figure was 28,000 tonnes in October.
Baskhir Soda Company produced 244,500 tonnes in January-November 2020, up 2% year on year.
PVC production at the Baskhir plant about 23,200 tonnes of SPVC in November, against 23,800 tonnes a month earlier.
Kaustik, Volgograd’s production of PVC reached 69,600 tonnes in the eleven months of 2020 versus 71,200 tonnes a year earlier.
For November 7,000 tonnes was produced versus 4,800 tonnes in October because of the shutdown for maintenance in October.
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